Posey (back) is starting at catcher and batting cleanup Sunday against the Angels, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. As expected, Posey is starting behind the plate after missing Saturday's game with back stiffness. The backstop is just 3-for-27 over the team's past three series, so hopefully Saturday's day off will help him reset his focus at the plate.
Manager Bruce Bochy believes that Posey (back) will catch Sunday's game against the Angels, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Posey was scratched from Saturday's contest due to back tightness, but he actually entered the on-deck circle to threaten a pinch-hit appearance. It didn't wind up happening, but it appears that the star catcher's chances of starting Sunday's contest are high.
Posey was scratched from Saturday's contest due to back stiffness, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. No word has come forth as to how he incurred the injury, though it's tough to see him sit out with an injury again after missing time with a thumb issue earlier in the week. Consider him day-to-day for now, with Pablo Sandoval filling in for him in the lineup.
Posey (thumb) is in the lineup Tuesday against the Diamondbacks, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports. Fortunately Posey's thumb injury was minor, as he's ready to return to the lineup after missing just one game. He'll start at his usual spot behind the dish and hit fourth Tuesday night.
Posey is not in the lineup Sunday due to a swollen right thumb, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports. Posey had difficulty gripping a bat Sunday due to the swelling in his thumb. Manager Bruce Bochy confirmed the injury isn't serious and the star backstop will be back in the lineup Tuesday against the Diamondbacks.
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